California Occupational License

License Title:
    Pest Control Dealer Designated Agent
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Pesticide Regulation
     Licensing and Certification Program

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 1001 I Street
Sacramento,  CA  95814

     Phone Number: (916) 445-4038
     Fax Number: (916) 445-4033

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Any person who is responsible for supervising the operations of a licensed pest control dealer. Each licensed pest control dealer must maintain a designated agent at the principal office and an agent at each branch location.

Exemptions: Individuals who have a DPR-issued Agricultural Pest Control Adviser License, Qualified Applicator License, Apprentice Pest Control Aircraft Pilot Certificate, or Journeyman Pest Control Aircraft Pilot Certificate may operate as a Dealer Designated Agent.

Fees: Initial application: $25; Renewal: $25 each year.

Examination Frequency: Every month, except for January, November, and December.

Exam Locations: Sacramento, Salinas, Arcadia, Temecula, Visalia, Oxnard, Fontana.

Requirements: Applicant must pass the Laws, Regulations, and Basic Principles exam before the license is awarded.

Average Time to Process Application: 30 days.

Renewal Period: Biennially (every second year).

Authority: Food and Agricultural Code, Section 11901, 11903, 11905, 11906, 11907 and 11910; Code of Regulations, Section 6000.2, 6511-6514, and 6540.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 411012